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Trump Puts Goal Of Eradicating AIDS Squarely In His Sights

President Donald J. Trump has joined the fight against HIV/AIDS. At his State of the Union address on Tuesday, he declared that he will ask for a budget that will go toward eradicating the epidemic in the United States.

Public Health February 6, 2019

President Trump Discusses Health And Energy During 2018 State Of The Union

President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union since taking office, and he addressed important issues about health care, medicine, energy, and technology during his speech to Congress.

Medicine January 31, 2018

Obama's State Of The Union Address Announces 'Moon Shot' Effort To Cure Cancer

President Barack Obama pitched a nationwide "moon shot" effort to cure cancer during his 2016 State of the Union address. The initiative, the brainchild of VP Joe Biden, aims to initiate clinical trials in over 20,000 patients in the next three years.

Life January 14, 2016

President Obama Giving Live YouTube Interview Jan. 15: #YouTubeAsksObama

After his last State of the Union address, President Barack Obama will appear on a live YouTube interview. Everyone can submit questions on social media with the hashtag #YouTubeAsksObama, so here's where to tune in.

Internet January 13, 2016

The Always Cool Ruth Bader Ginsburg Admits She 'Wasn't 100 Percent Sober’ During The SOTU

Some speculated that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dozed off during the State of the Union address in January. Now Bader Ginsburg has revealed what inspired her drowsiness.

Internet Culture February 13, 2015

State of the Union: Science and Health Points Mentioned (And Those That Weren't)

President Obama made few mentions of science and health in his recent State of the Union Address. What goals did the Chief Executive outline?

Space January 21, 2015

Feds Need to Do More than Talk to Boost Cybersecurity

President Barack Obama focused on the need for better national cybersecurity during his State of the Union address Tuesday, with many applauding his move to make it a prime time topic. He wants greater transparency on threats and breaches, but at least one industry watcher says the government has much work ahead to make data and systems safer.

Internet January 21, 2015

Your State Of The Union Recap In GIFs

President Barack Obama delivered the annual State of the Union address on Jan. 20. In case you decided to watch something on your DVR last night, here's what you missed, as told through GIFs.

Internet Culture January 21, 2015

State of the Union Address: Obama Pushes for Broadband Internet Access, Defends Net Neutrality

Amid concerns over the economy, health care, and national security, President Barack Obama touches on broadband and net neutrality issues in his State of the Union address.

Society January 21, 2015

Heard of Obama's 'Precision Medicine' During SOTU? Here's What You Should Know

In Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday, a push for personalized treatment through the precision medicine initiative was made, a move to improve healthcare for Americans.

Life January 21, 2015

If Disaster Strikes State of the Union, This 'Designated Survivor' would be US President

Named 'Designated Survivor,' Anthony Foxx would have led the country in case catastrophe struck during the State of the Union address.

Internet Culture January 21, 2015

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